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Nano facts

Did you know...

1 nanometre is about 8 times the radius of an atom and 100 times smaller than a bacterial cell. At this scale matter reacts differently, for example, a material's melting point may change or it may become more reactive.

You can find nano in lots of places in our everyday lives- check out your kitchen, garage, car and even your favourite games consoles, musical and sports equipment and smart phones.

Nano Infographic